In 1955, Jonas Salk chose not to patent his polio vaccine for the betterment of humanity in turn missed out on earning about $7 billion

In 1955, Jonas Salk chose not to patent his polio vaccine for the betterment of humanity in turn missed out on earning an estimated $7 billion.

Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2012/08/09/how-much-money-did-jonas-salk-potentially-forfeit-by-not-patenting-the-polio-vaccine/

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